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Wanted Mason City woman nabbed with meth

Wanted Mason City woman nabbed with meth

MASON CITY – Police found a wanted Mason City woman during a traffic stop, allegedly carrying the dangerous drug methamphetamine. A Cerro Gordo deputy stopped a car Thursday at about…

Wrestling: Cyclones pick up two wins at NCAA’s

Wrestling: Cyclones pick up two wins at NCAA’s

ST. LOUIS – The No. 8 Iowa State wrestling team grabbed two wins in the first session of the 85th NCAA Wrestling Championships. No. 6 Earl Hall and No. 3…

Dominican, US authorities rescue 29 sex trafficking victims including 20 minors

Dominican, US authorities rescue 29 sex trafficking victims including 20 minors

SOSUA, Dominican Republic — Twenty-nine sex trafficking victims were rescued in Sosua, Dominican Republic, March 11 following an international undercover law enforcement investigation. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland…

Iowa robbery suspect caught in Austin, MN

Iowa robbery suspect caught in Austin, MN

AMES – An Iowa man suspected of robbing a bank in an Ames, Iowa Hy-Vee was nabbed in Austin, Minnesota Thursday. According to Ames police, on Wednesday, March 18 at…

Popular ESPN sports commentator says blacks should vote Republican (video)

Popular ESPN sports commentator says blacks should vote Republican (video)

“…what I dream is that for one election, just one, every black person in America vote Republican.” ESPN Sports commentator, Stephen A. Smith, on why he thinks black Americans should…

Wrestling: Iowa tied for fifth place after NCAA Session I

Wrestling: Iowa tied for fifth place after NCAA Session I

ST. LOUIS – The University of Iowa wrestling team pushed six wrestlers through to the round of 16 at the 2015 NCAA Championships on Thursday afternoon. The Hawkeyes are tied…

No suspicious activity associated with discovery of deceased woman in field, authorities say

No suspicious activity associated with discovery of deceased woman in field, authorities say

ELLIOT, IOWA – On Monday, March 16, 2015, at approximately 4:40AM, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to death investigation in Elliott, Iowa. Carman M. O’Dell, 47, was discovered deceased…

Police officers injured while arresting violent man

Police officers injured while arresting violent man

MASON CITY – A man once accused of attempted murder was allegedly beating a woman Wednesday night when he decided to take on multiple police officers. Mason City police told…

Charles City man arrested after found passed out

Charles City man arrested after found passed out

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was jailed after he was found passed out in a local business. Charles City police were called to the 500 block of Freeman…

Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds meets with EPA Administrator, urges a robust renewable fuel standard

Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds meets with EPA Administrator, urges a robust renewable fuel standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds today met with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy and shared Iowa’s efforts in implementing the science-based Nutrient Reduction Strategy and…

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

Legislative update from Senator Amanda Ragan

From Senator Amanda Ragan – Human trafficking is happening here in the heartland. This week, the Iowa Senate passed SF 450 to battle human trafficking, which is the trade of humans, most…

Former Hawkeye Chad Greenway awarded for service to community

Former Hawkeye Chad Greenway awarded for service to community

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – Vikings LB Chad Greenway has been named the winner of the Byron “Whizzer” White Award presented by the National Football League’s Players Association, the highest honor…

Northwood man arrested for second offense drunk driving after blowing through stop sign

Northwood man arrested for second offense drunk driving after blowing through stop sign

MASON CITY – Mason City police caught a Northwood man allegedly driving drunk through town this past weekend. A Mason City police officer initiated a traffic stop of a vehcile…

NIACC announces that last of students have moved into new dorms

NIACC announces that last of students have moved into new dorms

MASON CITY – Months behind schedule, NIACC announced Thursday that the last of the students who were waiting to move into the newly-constructed NIACC dorms have moved in. The second…

Alliant Energy to donate $2 million to assist low income families with heating costs

Alliant Energy to donate $2 million to assist low income families with heating costs

MADISON, Wis. – We’re making a donation of $2 million to our Hometown Care Energy Fund, which helps income-eligible customers across Alliant Energy’s service area keep up with heating costs.…

Ohio man guilty of public intox in Charles City

Ohio man guilty of public intox in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – An Ohio man was jailed in Charles City for public intoxication. John Blake Davis, age 41, was arrested by Charles City police at 4:40 PM on March…

Charles City man arrested for domestic abuse

Charles City man arrested for domestic abuse

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man was taken to jail after police investigated a domestic incident. Charles City police located and arrested 31-year-old Justin Mayberry of Charles City on…